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- Acquisition of Talents from Organization's Internal Sources. Horvathova, Petra; Mikušová, Marie // International Proceedings of Economics Development & Research;2011, Vol. 1, p5
The article is concerned with one of talent management processes - the acquisition of talents. The article is aimed at describing individual steps of the method of obtaining talented employees from internal sources. Such steps include not only the identification of key competences and the...
- A five-year goal for all companies. Leverich, Joseph P. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;8/25/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p10
The author reflects on the success achieved by Simon Lim, chief executive officer (CEO) of Maclean Services in janitorial services, by focusing on improving productivity by almost 40 percent and raising overall wages 25 percent, in five years. The author shares that Lim launched a series of...
- A Question of Productivity. // Training & Development;Apr94, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p12
Provides observations from the Metropolitan Economic Development Council in Richmond, Virginia regarding the development of hard-working employees. Focus on ways that human resource management affects the productivity of workers; Importance of adequate training for employees; Opportunities for...
- Stemming the Entitlement Tide in American Business. Bardwick, Judith M. // Management Review;Oct91, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p54
Focuses on the growing problem of excessive entitlements of employees in companies. Reasons for entitlements; Impact of entitlements on productivity; Impact on employees' attitude towards the business. INSETS: WHEN SECURITY IS INSTITUTIONALIZED;THE KODAK EXPERIENCE.
- Managing the most valuable asset. // Dow Theory Forecasts;2/24/2003, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p1
Offers tips on determining whether the company is managing its employees well. Application of the sales-per-employee formula; Impact of increased employment activity on business performance; Hiring practices of major businesses.
- Who's wagging the email tail? Garters, Reg // New Zealand Management;Mar2000, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p62
Discusses the effects of e-mails on the productivity in an organization. Suggestions on how to prioritize e-mails; Information on personnel management; Importance of creating a learning environment in an organization.
- Sonja Mayrhofer. // Design Week;9/23/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 38, Special section p12
In this article, the author offers practical ideas on how to improve collaboration in the work environment to boost morale and maximise productivity. She asserts that it is more intensive and more differentiated when workers exchange personal ideas, make quick decisions and meet at short notice...
- Assessing Measurement Equivalence Across Rating Sources: A Multitrait-Multirater Approach. Woehr, David J.; Sheehan, M. Kathleen; Bennett, Jr., Winston // Journal of Applied Psychology;May2005, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p592
Research examining the structure of multisource performance ratings has demonstrated that ratings are a direct function of both who is doing the rating (rating source) as well as what is being rated (performance dimension). A separate line of research has focused on the extent to which...
- Too Much or Too Little Lotion. Ward, Sophronia // Quality;Jun2009, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p34
The article presents a brain teasers based on real-world situations faced by the manufacturing industry workers. The teasers include the situation, which is presented by a complaints from customers and the available data or other supporting information. It likewise includes the questions that...